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Issue Details: First known date: 2004 2004
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A poignant and tender sort of love story about two damaged people tenuously connecting. Eleanor is blind and lives with her reclusive mother. Ewan is a cello player with agoraphobia. She is drawn to him through his music but cannot understand the difficulty he faces in forming a friendship. He does not understand her past nor the impact his music has on her. Amidst the heat of a Fremantle summer they stumble towards each other. (Source: Melbourne Library Service)

Notes

  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to Parvin Khan
  • Epigraph: It seems that almost everyone has a patch of rhubarb tucked in a corner of their garden. Sandi Vit, Michael Hickman, Rhubarb: More Than Just Pies
  • Selected as the 'feature title' for the inaugural One Book Project in Western Australia, 2005.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Fremantle Press , 2004 .
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      Extent: 331p.
      ISBN: 1920731911

Works about this Work

Book Review – Rhubarb by Craig Silvey Joanne Peulen , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Booklover Book Reviews 2011;

— Review of Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel
A Resident Boo Radley Craig Silvey , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 April 2009; (p. 26-27)
Bleeding in Fremantle : Embodying Trauma in Craig Silvey's Rhubarb Alison Bartlett , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 52 no. 2007; (p. 202-214)
Discusses Craig Silvey's treatments of trauma in his novel, Rhubarb.
Fremantle : The Port as a Threshold of Consciousness in the Novel Graham Nowland , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 51 no. 2006; (p. 145-158)
Explores the David Lodge q.v. notion of the narrative nature of consciousness in fiction with regard to literature set in the Western Australian Port of Fremantle. Discussion ranges over a period from 1879 to 2006.
Rhubarb the Flavour of Statewide Bookclub 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 10 January 2005; (p. 11)
The Festival of Perth has nominated Silvey's Rhubarb as Western Australia's first "One Book" bookclub book. One thousand copies have been distributed to libraries across the State and "an exciting programme of over 60 One Book events, including workshops, author talks (and) moderated book club discussions" are scheduled to take place.
"One Book is a Festival initiative, presented in partnership with The State Library of Western Australia and the WA State Literature Centre."
Rhubarb to be Literary Flavour of Arts Festival Melissa Kent , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 5 February 2005; (p. 46)
Stumbling Towards Tentative Triumphs Debra Dudek , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 178 2005; (p. 82-83)

— Review of Toccata & Rain : A Novel Philip Salom 2004 single work novel ; Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel
Untitled Lucas North , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , April no. 32 2005;

— Review of Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel
Rhubarb, Rhubarb 2005 single work column
— Appears in: Children's Bookseller & Publisher , October 2005; (p. 11)
Silvey discusses the response to his novel Rhubarb and his plans to create a picture book based on the novel's guide dog, Warren.
Rhubarb Nicola Williams , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 13 no. 4 2005; (p. 18)

— Review of Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel
The Quality of the New James Ley , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 30 May 2004; (p. 24-25)

— Review of Home Larissa Behrendt 2004 single work novel ; The Last Ride Denise Young 2004 single work novel ; Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel
Rhubarb's Patch is Home Port David Cohen , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 29 May 2004; (p. 6)

— Review of Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel
Confused Odd Couple Seeks Sophistication Michael Sharkey , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 June 2004; (p. 13)

— Review of Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel ; Toccata & Rain : A Novel Philip Salom 2004 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Michael McGirr , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 July 2004; (p. 13)

— Review of Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel ; It's Not You, It's Me Allison Rushby 2004 single work novel
A Premium Blend Peter Pierce , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 24 August vol. 122 no. 6435 2004; (p. 65)

— Review of Ophelia's Fan Christine Balint 2004 single work novel ; Spirit Wrestlers Thomas Shapcott 2004 single work novel ; Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel ; Furies John Charalambous 2004 single work novel ; The Gift of Speed Steven Carroll 2004 single work novel
Salty Water Lorien Kaye , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 264 2004; (p. 48-49)

— Review of Salt Rain Sarah Armstrong 2004 single work novel ; Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel ; Ash Rain Corrie Hosking 2004 single work novel
Untitled Gay Tierney , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 18 no. 3 2004; (p. 12-13)

— Review of Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel
Everyone's Talking Rhubarb David Cohen , 1989 single work column
— Appears in: West Australian , 26 August 1989; (p. 7)
The Quality of the New James Ley , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 30 May 2004; (p. 24-25)

— Review of Home Larissa Behrendt 2004 single work novel ; The Last Ride Denise Young 2004 single work novel ; Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel
Rhubarb's Patch is Home Port David Cohen , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 29 May 2004; (p. 6)

— Review of Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel
Confused Odd Couple Seeks Sophistication Michael Sharkey , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 June 2004; (p. 13)

— Review of Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel ; Toccata & Rain : A Novel Philip Salom 2004 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Michael McGirr , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 July 2004; (p. 13)

— Review of Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel ; It's Not You, It's Me Allison Rushby 2004 single work novel
A Premium Blend Peter Pierce , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 24 August vol. 122 no. 6435 2004; (p. 65)

— Review of Ophelia's Fan Christine Balint 2004 single work novel ; Spirit Wrestlers Thomas Shapcott 2004 single work novel ; Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel ; Furies John Charalambous 2004 single work novel ; The Gift of Speed Steven Carroll 2004 single work novel
Salty Water Lorien Kaye , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 264 2004; (p. 48-49)

— Review of Salt Rain Sarah Armstrong 2004 single work novel ; Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel ; Ash Rain Corrie Hosking 2004 single work novel
Stumbling Towards Tentative Triumphs Debra Dudek , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 178 2005; (p. 82-83)

— Review of Toccata & Rain : A Novel Philip Salom 2004 single work novel ; Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel
Untitled Lucas North , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , April no. 32 2005;

— Review of Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel
Rhubarb Nicola Williams , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 13 no. 4 2005; (p. 18)

— Review of Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel
Untitled Gay Tierney , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 18 no. 3 2004; (p. 12-13)

— Review of Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel
Book Review – Rhubarb by Craig Silvey Joanne Peulen , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Booklover Book Reviews 2011;

— Review of Rhubarb Craig Silvey 2004 single work novel
Rhubarb the Flavour of Statewide Bookclub 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 10 January 2005; (p. 11)
The Festival of Perth has nominated Silvey's Rhubarb as Western Australia's first "One Book" bookclub book. One thousand copies have been distributed to libraries across the State and "an exciting programme of over 60 One Book events, including workshops, author talks (and) moderated book club discussions" are scheduled to take place.
"One Book is a Festival initiative, presented in partnership with The State Library of Western Australia and the WA State Literature Centre."
Rhubarb to be Literary Flavour of Arts Festival Melissa Kent , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 5 February 2005; (p. 46)
Everyone's Talking Rhubarb David Cohen , 1989 single work column
— Appears in: West Australian , 26 August 1989; (p. 7)
Rhubarb, Rhubarb 2005 single work column
— Appears in: Children's Bookseller & Publisher , October 2005; (p. 11)
Silvey discusses the response to his novel Rhubarb and his plans to create a picture book based on the novel's guide dog, Warren.
Fremantle : The Port as a Threshold of Consciousness in the Novel Graham Nowland , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 51 no. 2006; (p. 145-158)
Explores the David Lodge q.v. notion of the narrative nature of consciousness in fiction with regard to literature set in the Western Australian Port of Fremantle. Discussion ranges over a period from 1879 to 2006.
Bleeding in Fremantle : Embodying Trauma in Craig Silvey's Rhubarb Alison Bartlett , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 52 no. 2007; (p. 202-214)
Discusses Craig Silvey's treatments of trauma in his novel, Rhubarb.
A Resident Boo Radley Craig Silvey , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 April 2009; (p. 26-27)
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